HistoryNotes-1-3-06 - History Notes Swiss Banker Jacques...

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Unformatted text preview: History Notes - 1/3/06 * Swiss Banker - Jacques Necker- Hired by Louis XVI - Financial Advisor - The only when to bring about the economic stability was to tax the noble class and the Church * The Aristocracy started to threaten the king - fired Jacques and hired Colonne - 1786 - Draws up a program of Enlightened Despotism - Proposed a general tax - any internal tariff should be abolished - proposed confiscation of some church property, and a way to establish a voice in government for the Aristocracy * Assembly of Notables- Made up of noblemen = noblemen wanted control of Government, not just power - King Louis XVI dismisses Colonne and hires another financial advisor ==> M___ ?????? * On July 5th, 1788 - Promised to call the Estates General- did not know what else to do - Spring of 1789 - Estates General - September of 1788 - Parliament of Paris was restored - this becomes the Paris Commune - Very powerful group representing the city of Paris. Paris commune suggests that each person gets one vote - unequal representation - more people in 3rd Estate * Cologne is spelled this way CALONNE * No one at this point is talking about removing Louis, yet - they want to guarantee the right of...
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